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Paula Dean's Pumpkin Bars

These pumpkin bars are FABULOUS!!!! So, so happy to have tried this recipe!! It is one I will keep forever!!

Paula Dean's Pumpkin Bars

A perfect fall dessert, delicious pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting.

Paula Dean's Pumpkin Bars

SO GOOD!

Paula Dean's Pumpkin Bars

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40-45 minutes

Servings: 16

Ingredients:

For the bars:

2 C. All-purpose flour

3 tsp. Baking powder

1 tsp. Baking soda

2 tsp. Cinnamon

15 oz. Can pumpkin puree

1 C. Oil

1 ¾ C. Granulated sugar

4 large eggs

For the frosting:

½ C. Butter unsalted and softened

8 oz. Cream cheese softened

2 C. Confectioners sugar

1 tsp. Vanilla extract

How to make Paula Dean’s Pumpkin Bars:

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2. In a mixing bowl, blend the pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, and sugar until well blended.

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Step 3. Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon to the mixing bowl and beat until smooth.

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Step 4. Pour the batter into a well-greased 9×13 baking dish and bake for 40 minutes.

Step 5. Remove the bars from the oven and allow them to cool to room temperature.

Step 6. Mix together the ingredients for the frosting until smooth and creamy.

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Step 7. Frost the bars, slice, and serve.

Enjoy!

Paula Dean's Pumpkin Bars

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Paula Dean's Pumpkin Bars

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 16
Paula Dean's Pumpkin Bars
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Ingredients 

For the bars:

  • 2 C. All-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 2 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 15 oz. Can pumpkin puree
  • 1 C. Oil
  • 1 ¾ C. Granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs

For the frosting:

  • ½ C. Butter unsalted and softened
  • 8 oz. Cream cheese softened
  • 2 C. Confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, blend the pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, and sugar until well blended.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon to the mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  • Pour the batter into a well-greased 9x13 baking dish and bake for 40 minutes.
  • Remove the bars from the oven and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Mix together the ingredients for the frosting until smooth and creamy.
  • Frost the bars, slice, and serve.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 452kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 235mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g
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